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Jul 15, 2011 12:30am EDT
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CBS
Jul 19, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> phone hacking hearing. british lawmakers take aim at rupert murdoch and his son. >> a scandal that as shaken an entire nation. >> i'm jessica kartalija. >> don scott. >> british politicians grilled rupert murdoch and his son james in london. they want answers about that phone hacking accusation but has the media im empire reeling. as charlie d'agata reports, a scuffle broke out in the hearing room just moments ago. >> reporter: media giant ruche -- rupert murdoch faced lawmakers. murdoch's son james apologized for phone hacking at the "news of the world" newspaper. >> a great regret. >> reporter: politicians fired questions at the murdochs all on live tv. >> ultimately you have responsibility for the whole fiasco. >> no. >> you're not responsible. who is responsible? >> the people i trussed to run it and then maybe the people he trusted. >> reporter: murdoch is accused of tapping voice mails of murder victims, politicians, even 9/11 victims. >> we have seen no evidence of that at all. >> reporter: the murdochs are walking a tight rope here giving lawmakers the information they
NBC
Jul 19, 2011 12:00pm EDT
. a developing story in london. a hearing for james and rupert murdoch is suspended after a protester tries to attack rupert murdoch. it happened just moments ago. >> the questioning of rupert and james murdoch lives up to expectations. they were both pressed on what they knew and did not know about the wrongdoing going on inside news international and specifically "news of the world." both were contrite and apologized a lot. both apologized again and again for the wrongdoing, but both insisted that they had no idea that phone hacking went any further than the original 2005- 2007 investigation had revealed at the time. >> to say i was hands-off is wrong. i worked a 10 or 12 hour day. i cannot tell you the multitude of issues that i have to handle every day. >> james murdock says that the real picture of what was going on only became clear to him in late 2010 when a number of civil cases began to play out and court documents were released. rupert murdoch for his part also held his ground, admitting to being perhaps too trusting of the staff, too lax with his terms, but maintained that he was
NBC
Jul 17, 2011 5:30pm PDT
yard resigns on the same day london police arrest a star of rupert murdoch's media empire. >>> the new mystery surrounding casey anthony. where is she after walking out of jail now a free woman? >>> and sudden death. an exhilarating women's world cup decided on the final kick. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. the growing fallout from great britain's newspaper phone hacking scandal gained new momentum today, claiming two major figures. including scotland yard's top cop. tonight the woman who until recently ran rupert murdoch's newspaper holdings in the uk is under arrest. and the head of the london police department has abruptly resigned amid questions over his department's pursuit of the case. all this being followed very closely in this country, which is home to some of the crown jewels of murdoch's now damaged media empire. nbc's stephanie gosk is in london tonight with late developments for us in the case. stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. well, the casualties in this story continue to pile up. rebekah brooks, one of rupert mu
NBC
Jul 20, 2011 7:00am EDT
parliament today in connection with that tabloid phone-hacking scandal. a day after rupert murdoch denied any knowledge of wrongdoing. his testimony interrupted by a protester with a pie. >>> and swept away. three hikers feared dead after reportedly getting caught in a dangerous current and pulled over a big waterfall at yosemite national park. and searchers are out looking for their bodies today wednesday, july 20th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >> announcer: live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> and i'm ann curry. as you see, it's 76 degrees already at 7:00 a.m. here in new york city. and new york is one of 32 states under a heat advisory warning today. >> i think you can see that shot from above, the haze that's hanging over the city. apparently a lot of the country is trapped inside what people are calling a heat dome. inside that dome temperatures in the 90s and 100s in areas that aren't used to getting that hot. now you throw humidity on top of that, and there is simpl
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 4:00am PDT
>>> tabloid trouble. what did they know? and when did they know it? rupert murdoch, his son and a top executive testified before parliament today in the phone hacking scandal that has rocked the uk. >>> no mercy. unrelenting heat smothers more than half of the country, and refuses to budge. >>> and homeward bound. the "atlantis" departs from the international space station for the "atlantis" departs from the international space station for the final time. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody, thanks for joining us, i'm betty nguyen. the british parliament gets its shot at rupert murdoch this morning. murdoch, his son james, and murdoch's former chief newspaper executive testified before a parliamentary committee this morning about the phone hacking scandal. a member of murdoch's board of directors is denying reports that the directors are considering replacing murdoch. but bloomberg news reports murdoch's future could depend on this morning's testimony. charlie d'agata is in london with the latest on this. good morning, charlie. >> good morning to you, betty.
NBC
Jul 17, 2011 6:30pm EDT
yard's top cop. tonight the woman who until recently ran rupert murdoch's newspaper holdings in the uk is under arrest. and the head of the london police department has abruptly resigned amid questions over his department's pursuit of the case. all this being followed very closely in this country, which is home to some of the crown jewels of murdoch's now damaged media empire. nbc's stephanie gosk is in london tonight with late developments for us in the case. stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. well, the casualties in this story continue to pile up. rebekah brooks, one of rupert murdoch's most trusted executives is under arrest tonight. her spokesman says that she turned herself in and she's cooperating. then late tonight a surprise announcement from scotland yard that sir paul stephenson, the chief of police for the organization now investigating this scandal, he has stepped down. london's police chief resigned under intense pressure after it emerged that scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant in 2009. the same year inves
NBC
Jul 19, 2011 5:00pm EDT
will gradually not down the heat -- knock down the heat. the heat is on, folks. >> thank you. rupert murdoch " and his sons fought off questions and an attacker. we will explain. >> tim tooten live in the newsroom. >> i am rob roblin. a new bridge opens in baltimore county. that's amazing. you know what else is amazing? how easy it is to save money on motorcycle, boat, or camper insurance with geico. geico, saving people money, on more than just car insurance. "educationht's alert," paying teachers and principals based on their performance. >> they are trying to create performance model to have on hand for local school districts to use later. tim tooten is live in the newsroom with that story. >> this is a hot and sometimes controversial issue. marilyn is one of many states taking up the issue, and many plans for performance pay would come with no strings attached. >> using what you already have, we are going to make some modifications to what we did before. >> they have assigned a work group to come up with a model that would benefit local school districts who want to use it to reward their
NBC
Jul 19, 2011 4:00pm EDT
>>> rupert murdoch says he's shocked appalled and ashamed. protesters flattered him with white foam and a pie dish. we'll have all the reaction from the testimony over the phone hacking. >>> two adults and three children were taken to the hospital this afternoon after a large tree limb fell on them here at a park in southeast. the group was part of the people's church summer vacation bible cam. >> they were participating in a fun day at garfield park in the 600 block of third street southeast. several children were marching around the tree when this limb fell on them. >> the guys were playing on the tree. all of a sudden we heard this crack and we saw the branchs come down on them. some of them were able to fall from under the brafrmg, some of them the brafrmgs fell on them, so we had to take some to the hospital. it happened so fast, i don't know what to say. it's too bad we were out in the park playing, nobody was doing anything dangerous, something just happened. >> all five people suffered nonlife threatening injuries. pat collins is at the park this afternoon and we'll have a f
FOX
Jul 14, 2011 11:00pm EDT
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CBS
Jul 19, 2011 4:00pm EDT
at the temperature or any heat advisory log on to wjz.com. >>> rupert murdoch is claiming ignorance. he testified before british parliament. he fought off lawmakers and an attack from a protester. >> reporter: dozens of cameras swarmed rupert murdoch's range rover as he arrived at parliamentary hearing with his son james. their testimony came to a hault when a man plunged at him with a plate of foam. earlier, murdoch testified he had no knowledge of the alleged hacking of the news of the world. >> i was absolutely shocked, appalled and ashamed when i heard about it. >> what happened at the news of the world was wrong. we and i have apologized for that. >> reporter: rupert murdoch briefly address the fbi investigation into possible 9/11 hacking victims. >> we have seen no evidence of that at all. >> reporter: murdoch say he's not ultimately responsible for the hacking is scandal and though he's chief executive. he blames individuals at the paper. lawmakers also grilled the formaller deadtor of the former editor of the news of the world rebekah brooks. >> i can say i never sanctioned. >> reporter
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 12:00pm EDT
dad did, my grandfather did and it's what we do today. >>> media mogul rupert murdoch is doing damage control as there is flu fallout from britain's phone hacking scandal threatening his media empire. >> media mogul rupert murdoch faced a mob of reporters as he met with his em battled c.e.o. rebecca brooks in london. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking coverup that happened on her watch. cameras caught murdoch reading sunday's final edition of the "news of the world." the paper ended a 168-year run after news broke that journalists were hacking into phones of murder and terrorism victims for stories. >> there will have to be some kind of massive clearout of the stables really. it just looks terrible. >> london's daily mirror tabloid is hitting murdoch with more claims of corruption involving 9/11 victims. the paper quotes an ex-new york city cop saying news of the world reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week with the case of millie doweller, a british teen murdered in 2002. her pa
CBS
Jul 20, 2011 7:00am EDT
're sorry but also very unaware. rupert murdoch's arrival mirrored many of his recent public appearances, mobbed by photographers. following two weeks of scandal centered around his british newspapers he took his seat, his son james by his side, wife wendy behind him. within seconds the veteran public performer grabbed the headlines with one of pre-prepared lines. >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> reporter: over two hours british parliamentarians tried to establish precisely what and when the murdochs knew about allegations in "news of the world" of widespread phone hacking and police bribery, allegations that have already seen this british tabloid institution shuttered and claimed the job of murdoch's ceo rebeckah brooks and london's police chief. he did not give way to knowledge, both rupert and james saying they simply didn't know what was happening. then theater momentarily turned to farce. a protester from the public gallery tried to slam a foam pie into murdoch's face. he might have gotten closer had it not been the swift response and powerful right hook of murdoch's wi
NBC
Jul 19, 2011 11:00pm EDT
that has taken down some of london's most powerful. during the same hearing rupert murdoch was hit in the face with a pie, a spectacle that only heightened the world's fascination with the troubling allegations. stephanie gosk reports. >> reporter: the murdochs have made a business out of covering the story. today, they were the story. the man who runs the second largest media company in the world side by side with his son in front of members of parliament. apologetic. >> i would like to say one sentence. this is the most humble day of my life. >> reporter: from the beginning james took the lead. >> i think my son can perhaps answer that in more detail. >> reporter: it was rupert murdoch's wife who stepped in at the critical moment. throwing a right hook to protect her husband from a surprise pie attack. the protester, an amateur comedian who calls himself johnny marbles was arrested and led away by police. james defended executives les hinton and rebekah brooks who resigned last friday. brooks faced questions from the same panel. she was arrested on sunday over allegations of phon
NBC
Jul 12, 2011 11:00pm EDT
on the homepage of our website, wbaltv.com. >> rupert murdoch preparing to tell his story to congress. >> one of the many twists in the hacking scandal that is rocking news cowrp -- corp in great britain. gordon brown also goes on record as a victim. >> the purpose is to remind parents and students that this is their responsibility until it interferes with learning. >> what some students can and cannot we're in school is up for debate. what parents can expect. >> it is still warm outside, but there is a cold front that will bring heat relief. man: yes it was. so to save some money, we taught our 5 year old how to dunk. woman: scholarship! woman: honey go get him. anncr: there's an easier way to save. get online. go to geico.com. get a quote. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >> they were the first in the state to ban smoking indoors. now howard county is about to ban it in an outdoor parks as well. however, they are expected to announce a ban on all smoking in all 57 park properties. the executive order will not commit -- will not extend to the state park and parks owne
NBC
Jul 13, 2011 12:00pm EDT
at the airport. you like the seven-d >> the fallout continues over the rupert murdoch's hacking scandal. several top british politicians are now turning their eye on his media empire, news corp.. >> with the ink barely dry on the final edition of "news of the world," rupert murdoch traveled to the u.k. to manage the damage control personally. he has unqualified support for rebecca brooks, former editor of the paper and a trusted executive at news corp.. smiles for the cameras but calls for her to resign are growing louder. one of the most out to allegations is the phone hacking of a 13-year-old murder victim. the charismatic redhead was the editor of "news of the world"at the time. >> if she goes, that puts the spotlight on report murdoch's son james. she is a lightning conductor. >> james murdoch is the head of the international arm of news corp. but is widely seen as his father's heir apparent. >> they cannot deny responsibility. >> brooks coins to her jobs as hundreds of employees have lost theirs. there's a promise that news corp. will do its best to find them new positions. there could be 1
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
and the ties to rupert murdoch and who has resigned and who is denying any accusation. >>> also, chaos at a blues festival when the stage gave way to weather. how many people were injured. you're watching good morning maryland first and only at 4:30. >>> as we go to brairks happy birthday to people. carla is sole braight. want to wish her a happy birthday. also, lisa. we want to wish both of these lovely ladies a happy birth day. these photos of newport beach were taken. if you have photos to share, morning show at wmar.com. include all the facts so we can get it right. back in a bit. [ male announcer ] when mike rowe heads home, his family knows what to expect. but what mike rowe doesn't know is that his parents have armed themselves with unquilted viva® towels. wow, for me? [ male announcer ] if viva can handle mike rowe's mess, just think what it can do in your home. grab a roll for yourself and grasp the unquilted difference. [ mahis family knows when mikwhat to expect.me, but what mike rowe doesn't know is that his parents have armed themselves with unquilted viva® towels. wow,
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 5:30pm EDT
rupert murdoch actually say? >>> they were directing airplanes to land while drunk. how he chan get his job back. >>> imagine if you underwent hypnosis to help you lose weight. we checked in with a local woman to see if it's working. >>> all new at 5:30, franken fish, snake fish, it's moving north no m a group of biologists pulled one of the ugly toothy critters from a pond in anne arundel last week. jamie's back with this awful discovery. >> stand away this far from your screen here. we're used to rock and perch, bass, but snake head started in 2002 when a fisherman pulled one out of a found crofton. they pulled this snake head out of the water. it's 23 inches long. it's egg bearing an a -- and a female the group thought the salt water would keep the snake fish in the potomac but they believe runoff may have lowered the sal lynn ti levels, allowing the snake head to travel north. >> we thought it might be a car or catfish. that's not a carp. that's a snake head fish. >> it has distinct markings and cryptic colorations. i immediately figured out what it was. >> these fish are a big nuis
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 12:00pm EDT
in england. meanwhile, questions are being raised about the arrest of rupert murdoch's former head of british operations. tina krause has more from london. >> reporter: a senior london police officer has resigned after being suspended in the phone hacking scandal. the assistant commissioner decided not to reopen an investigation two years ago into allegations journalists at the news of the world were listening in on voice mails. his resignation comes on the heels of london's police chief stepping down sunday. britain's prime minister is calling for an emergency session of parliament to deal with the crisis. he's also cutting his trip to south africa short as he tries to reassure the public the investigation will be fair. >> the metropolitan police service inquiry must go wherever the evidence leads. they should investigate without fear or favor. >> reporter: britain's serious fraud office could be next to launch a probe into the phone hacking allegations. the government anti-fraud agency is also ready to help u.s. authorities who are looking into whether 9/11 families were hacking victims. ru
CBS
Jul 20, 2011 4:00pm EDT
eyewitness news. >> coming up new at 4:30. learn more about rupert murdoch's young wife, who has become a sensation after hitting the man who tried to attack her husband during the phone hacking scandal. >>> a very, very big story today. suffocating air is moving in today. wjz found a woman on st. paul street, using an umbrella trying to keep today's heat at bay on university parkway. the high temperatures were not enough to keep work crews from making repairs. work goes on there. in northwest baltimore, you can see the heat coming off the road as temperatures climb into the 90s. and you know what? the worst of the heat is yet to come. bob turk is here with updated numbers from first warning weather. >> i think you're going to find tomorrow, much, much worse than it has been. >>> we're only at 92. yesterday, we did get up to humid 92. the dew point is way up there again at 72 degrees. when you combine those two, makes you feel like 101 degrees outside. easton just jumped up to 110. the heat index. ocean city at 92. and oakland, 83. because of these high temperatures and high dew points
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
resigned, it this comes as rupert murdoch gets set to face members of parliament this week. news corp. is the parent company of both news of the world and fox 5. >>> one popular way for tourists to navigate d.c. could be in for some changes. >> we'll check back in with tony perkins. going to be a hot one, triple digits by the end of the week. we'll get close today. clothes to 6 now this monday morning. >>> los angeles frequently makes the list of cities with the worst traffic along the d.c. area but this weekend one potential traffic nightmare was avoided. a 10-mile stretch of the 405 shut down to demolish part of a bridge. to avoid massive backups people were asked to stay home. the warnings were actually he'ded t project wrapped up ahead of schedule. the road is back to normal this morning. which means a lot of traffic. >> well let's talk about heat. much of the country is in the grips of a heat wave, in nebraska things got so bad over the weekend workers actually dumped two tons of ice into a pool to help people cool off. water tempe
NBC
Jul 20, 2011 6:00am EDT
to court. >> far from smooth sailing for rupert murdoch. what brought his hearing to a dramatic halt. >> temperatures across the state in the lower 70's. we're expecting even higher temperatures as we head into the afternoon. we will talk about the air quality and the heat and humidity. >> a smooth ride. some early accidents have been cleared. cleared. we'll check for new with flights all over the country starting at only $59. as the nation's largest domestic airline, we have a flight that fits your budget anywhere southwest flies. but the sale can't last forever, so you need to hurry and use this to go to southwest.com and book your flight before it's too late. because with $59 fares they are going to go fast. book your $59 southwest getaway only at southwest.com. [ ding ] >> welcome back. 6:14. 78 degrees outdoors. we do have sunshine. these guys are hazy. a few areas may start out with patchy fog. you can see how it is mostly clear across the state. very hazy outdoors. a cold front did not affect the weather as far as temperatures. it to bring some thunderstorms to the area last n
NBC
Jul 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning. in the hot seat. billionaire media mogul rupert murdoch set to testify in front of britain's parliament today about the tabloid phone hacking scandal that threatens his empire. while an early whistle blower in the scandal is discovered dead. we're live in london with the dramatic developments. >>> californiadreamin? new information suggests casey anthony may have flown to the golden state after her release from jail. as one witness from her trial claims the prosecution knowingly withheld evidence that could have helped the defense. >>> and belles of the ball. the u.s. soccer team may have come up short in the world cup, but they're number one in our hearts today and we've got them all in our studio on this hearts today and we've got them all in our studio on this tuesday, july 19th, 2011 captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> from nbc news, in this is "today" with matt lauer and ann curry, live from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome, i'm ann curry. >> and i'm matt lauer. and boy, what a day it's going to be for rupert murdoch, hauled in front
ABC
Jul 20, 2011 7:00am EDT
across the pond from humble pie to custard pie, the latest into the high stakes drama for rupert murdoch and we'll have more -- you saw it right there. his wife stepping down to defend him as she takes down a protester. >> stepped in. she lulued. she didn't hesitate. >>> we begin with the dangerous heat that will not go away now moving to the east coast. matt gutman live in chicago where that city is right in the thick of the worst temperatures so far. good morning, matt. >> reporter: hey, good morning, robin and that heat that has pummeled the midwest heading your way, it's not so much the heat but the humidity. chicago's bracing for 110 heat index today. in minnesota yesterday it was 134. now, the only other place in the world where that type of heat index is common is the red sea off of saudi arabia. a deadly heat wave that since friday has set 221 records won't release its grip. here in chicago, that heat stirring up a soupy fog that smothered the city. today projected to hit its hottest temperatures here in six years. in iowa, police tering heat buckled i-380 and left workers in kan
CNN
Jul 19, 2011 7:00pm PDT
ville. thanks coach. you can follow me on twiting @ sanjay goop tachlt up next rupert murdoch in the hot seat. his phone hacking scandal is only part of the story. a three-ring sir cuss attackeded it as well as piers morgan and his stinging counter punch. later japan's nuclear disaster, another credibility gap getting even wider. just a week ago the government said beef from nearby areas was safe in small portions. now it's saying don't even take a bite. we'll have details shortly. first up check in with isha sesay. >> a stunning revelation in the casey anthony story. the 84 internet searches for chloroform she allegedly made? turns out the real number might be just one. says who? and what about the prosecution's duty to tell the defense? answers coming up when 360 continues. of at&t and t-mobile would deliver our next generation mobile broadband experience to 55 million more americans, many in small towns and rural communities, giving them a new choice. we'll deliver better service, with thousands of new cell sites... for greater access to all the things you want, whenever you want them
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning. rupert murdoch is on the hot seat as he goes before parliament this morning to answer questions about his newspaper's hacking into thousands of cell phones, while his company denies that he may be replaced as ceo. we'll look at the rise and possible fall of this media skrient. >> a denver air traffic controller is accused of being drunk on the job. talking to planes in the air. now a federal investigation is under way and he's been suspended. we'll bring you the very latest. >>> a deadly heat wave is blamed for at least 13 deaths as 40 states reach 90 degrees or higher and 60 million americans battle this summer scorcher. and here's the bad news, it may only get worse. we're going to bring you the forecast and tell you when all this bad weather may finally break. >>> and the u.s. women's soccer team returns home from the world cup. we'll talk with some of the players about their run to the finals, their heartbreaking loss, and what's next for the team. "early" this tuesday morning, team. "early" this tuesday morning, july 19th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 7:00am EDT
of rupert murdoch's top deputies. elizabeth palmer is in london with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the police investigation is getting very serious now. one of the main lines of inquiry is going to determine or try and determine whether senior officers of murdoch's company knew of or were involved in unethical or especially illegal activity. mobbed by reporters in london, rupert murdoch plowed through, all smiles, to have dinners with his embattled ceo rebekah brooks. she'll be questioned by police later this week. there is a scramble inside murdoch's media empire to control toxic fallout from the "news of the world" hacking scandal which could start waves in the u.s. >> there are waves of could it have happened here? there are locks of reporters at any given time on the ground in the u.s., many stories, many of its celebrity stories are datelined here. >> reporter: the scandal broke last week with the case of milly dowler, a teenager murdered in 2002. her parents and thousands of others discovered that personal voice messages had been hacked by "news of the world" journal
CBS
Jul 20, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. >>> still ahead at 5:00. standing by her man. rupert murdoch. tonight, a closer look. >>> a woman's drowning goes unnoticed for days. now, police released the surprising reason it happened. >>> students here in baltimore city head overseas. i'm jessica kartalija. i'll have their stories next ,,, >>> it's just observe 5:30. 92 degrees and sunny. good evening and thank you for staying with wjz eyewitness news. here are some of the things people are talking about tonight. >>> a federal judge gives the go-ahead to a lawsuit by the marine's family. the city of baltimore could be forced to pay millions for the officer's action. >> -- officer tshamba was leaving a mount vernon nightclub when he shot the unarmed marine 12 times with this police-issued weapon in a dispute over a woman. while tshamba awaits sentencing, a lawsuit by the victim's family moves full speed ahead in a federal court. this ruling allows the police department, the police commissioner, each the mayor, to be sued under a federal law for failing to stop an officer. >> there were several things that should have raised the red fla
ABC
Jul 22, 2011 2:05am PDT
's scorching trends online. good morning, heather. >> hey, guys. for the second week in a row rupert murdoch dominated searches as the media mogul anan his son faced a hearing before the british parliament. lookups for the word contrite shot up as did questions about murdoch's wife. who dramatically leapt to her husband's defense when a heckler accosted him with a shaving cream pie. across the web this week the news corp. scandal even overshadowed the budget troubles here at home. searches for murdoch are double those for president obama. this is the white house signal that would be open to a compromise that would temporarily raise the country's debt ceiling. but with the august 2nd deadline looming anxious americans, mostly women over age 65, consulted the yahoo! search engine to find out if their social security checks would still arrive on time or at all. the deadly heat wave that's claimed the lives of 22 people also commanded pex people's attention online this week. the scorching weather zeroing in on the east coast right now scored lots of lookups for how to handle the heat, including
ABC
Jul 11, 2011 6:00am EDT
threaten rupert murdoch's media empire. >> we have this morning's "america's money report." >> good morning. topping america's money -- a deadline on debt. president obama and congressional leaders will meet again today to try to work out a deal on the federal debt limit and deficit, this after a rare sunday meeting at the white house. mr. obama says they have 10 days to reach an agreement. rupert murdoch is now in london, where a tabloid scandal is threatening his media empire. his paper "news of the world" folded for good yesterday, brought down by revelations that reporters hacked into voicemail systems. outrage over that scandal is likely to derail murdoch's latest mega deal for a british tv service. at the box office, "transformers: dark of the moon" hold on to the top spot. it's now the biggest domestic hit of the year with $261 million in sales so far. and today is 7/11, so guess which convenience store is offering up free slurpees. 7-eleven is offering free drinks. that's america's money. >> oh, you can use a slurpee today. it's
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 4:00pm EDT
. >> billionaire rupert rupert murdoch's billion-dollar empire may be in trouble. even more of his papers are now under fire, and he's forced to do damage control. >> reporter: the phone-hacking scandal that took down rupert murdoch's news of the world, could be spreading to his other papers. there are -- now reports that they hack the into the personal information of ex-prime minister gordon brown. things like his bank accounts and his son's medical record. news international says it is investigating this latest charge. >> there will have to be some kind of massive, massive clearout, really, of the stables. it just looks terrible. >> reporter: murdoch is still supporting his embattled ceo, rebecca brooks. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking cover-up that went on during her watch as news of the world. >> reporter: murdoch is dealing with more allegations of corruption. they said news of the world reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. >> reporter: the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week, with the case of millie doweller, a british
CBS
Jul 12, 2011 4:00pm EDT
company said it would buy back $5 billion worth of the phone's stock. rupert murdoch and its country are talking about the takeover of british sigh broadcasting. the u.s. trade deficit surged 15% in may, to more than $50 billion. that is the highest level in more than 2 1/2 years. the trade deficit was driven higher by trade increase. and hiring is not likely to pick up this summer. the labor department says employers advertise 3 million jobs in may. the same amount as in april. companies can take anywhere from 1 to 3 months to fill a position. and there is heavy competition for each opening. in may, about 5,000 were for each. stay with cbsmoneywatch.com. >>> coming up on wjz eyewitness news at 4:00. why house republicans want you to be able to choose what kind of bulbs you buy. >>> i'm mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news. at the inner harbor. drivers from all over the globe will be coming here on labor day. but we'll be talking to someone from baltimore, driving this car. the story when eyewitness news continues. >>> tempts are still pretty high this afternoon. what tomorrow will bring
CBS
Jul 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
allowing hackermyer violated policies. but there was no criminal intent. >>> rupert murdoch has dropped his takeover bid. tina kraus reports for wjz from london. >> it's a stunning defeat for rupert murdoch's media empire. newscorps is withdrawing its $14 billion bid for the lucratifer british satellite company, be sky be. >> reporter: the pullout comes just hours after britain's phone hacking scandal hit the houses of parl parliament. >> what has happened at this company is disgraceful. it has to be addressed. and they need to stop thinking about mergers until they sort out the mess they've created. >> they have warned murdoch to back out. but newscorps folded first, saying it was too difficult to progress in the current climate. murdoch is facing charges that his paper, news of the world, hacked into phones. the study has also brought scandal to the prime minister. hiring andycologiston as his communications chief. police arrested colson last week, accusing him of lying about the hacking. >> what the public wants us to do is address this firestorm. they want us to sort out bad practices a
NBC
Jul 14, 2011 4:00pm EDT
? >>> coming up on news4 at 4:00, media mogul rupert murdoch could be facing questions from the u.k. and the u.s. because of the hacking scandal still rocking great britain. >>> and did you mix potions when you were at camp? >>> to being a routine. >> radcliffe says "deathly hallows part 2" is his favorite movie in the series. >>> and while kids across the country are gearing up for the movie, the harry potter experience is also extending to one summer camp. jerryd hensaw shows us how some kids in virtue remember virginia are having a little fun with fantasy and learning a lesson in chemistry at the same time. >> reporter: smoking marshmallows, flaming jars and exploding balloons. it's all part of the potions class at hogwarts summer camp. >> somebody is under the influence of the poly juice possession or i am peer i couldn't say curse. >> she teaches a course with a chemistry professor. >> they're getting a sense of what it's like to be in that kind of atmosphere. potions is kind of a cross between chemistry and what's called herbology. >> reporter: she was the very first person to write a ha
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 6:00am EDT
the phone hacking scandal. rupert murdoch said he was ashamed of what has happened but he is not to blame. he said he had known nothing of allegations that staff hacked into cell phones and bribed police to get information on celebrities, politicians and crime victims. also said he never would have approved such horrible invasions of privacy. >> do you september that ultimately, you are responsible for the whole fiasco. >> no. >> you are not responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run it and then maybe the people they trusted. >> a protester tried to throw what and to be i flight 800 full of shaving cream at murdoch. that man was quickly arrested. amid the scandal, there is now a call for extra resources for the police investigation so new hacking victims can be informed more quickly. news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. >>> also making headlines, the latest on reports that the taliban's leader is dead. >>> and big news in the same- sex marriage debate. new york city is preparing for an influx of couples to say i do starting this sunday. but every couple would wants to tie the
CBS
Jul 20, 2011 12:00pm EDT
around a few days. we'll let you know how long coming up in the forecast. >>> rupert murdoch flew back to his home today. david cameron called an emergency session of parliament today. cameron denies claims he tried to stop the investigation. >> reporter: the phone hacking scandal dragged david cameron into the fray and into a fight of the house of commons. >> it's the greatest responsibility i have is to clear up the mess. >> reporter: he's in the miss. his former chief was editor at "news of the world" now, he's under arrest. >> with 20/20 line -- hindsight and all that's followed, i wouldn't have offered him the job. >> it's not about hindsight, but about the information and the warnings that the prime minister ignored. >> reporter: cameron fought back against accusations. the prime minister fought for two hours, distancing himself from the worst political crisis he's faced since he took power 15 months ago. >> i would say that the water is labbing around his ankles, it will be a while before it drowns him. it probably won't drown him. >> reporter: he's accused of cozying up to rebe
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 4:30am EDT
phone. >>> major developments in the phone hacking scandal tied to rupert murdoch and 9/11 victim's. attorney general eric holder will meet with september 11 family members. investigators are trying to figure whether a private investigator was made an offer for phone records of 9/11 victims. news corp. denies wrongdoing. >>> the prime minister of norway is proud of the way norwegians responded to the terror attacks. 76 people died in the shooting rampage and a bombing. the accused attacker has confessed, but pleaded not guilty. >>> 76 degrees on this thursday morning. >>> a game show host finds himself in jeopardy in the name of fighting crime. we will tell you what happened. >> first another check on captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> welcome back on this early thursday morning. temperatures are not so bad for this time of morning, 80 degrees at reagan national airport. a little cooler off to the west of us. humidity levels are beginning to creep upward. it will feel more and more uncomfortable as we move through the day. tomorrow, hot and humid
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 5:30pm EDT
over the tabloids in england is getting bigger. we'll look at what might happen in the end to rupert murdoch himself. >> reporter: the first casualty, a legendary paper and two more. this man was arrested for allegedly bribing police and this man was also arrested. he was the editor while the reporters broke the law. then, he was the chief spokesman for britain's brisker. -- prime minister. >> it's not just about the press, it's also about the police -- >> reporter: the famously out spoken media mogul is tight lipped. >> reporter: do you walk this fast all of the time? >> i do when i'm running away from you guys. >> reporter: despite the 168 year history, he's shutting down "the news of the world" this sunday. >> "the news of the world" was a criminal organization. >> reporter: the weekly tabloid was hated by many, even the royal for the pursuit of sensational stories. stories that made it popular with readers and profitable for murdoch. that changed this week. the paper hacked the voice mails of a murdered teen and british soldiers who died aboard. this is a former editor at the pap
FOX
Jul 10, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. >>> rupert murdoch arrived in london for damage control on a recent phone hacking scandal. the news corp. chairman could be seen in the red range rover reading the final edition of the news of the world paper. his son shut down the popular british tabloid as a result of that scandal. public outrage began after allegations that journalists hacked into voicemail accounts of murder victims and families of dead soldiers. news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. >>> right now the news edge is everywhere at 11:00. new secretary of defense leon panetta met with u.s. troops in afghanistan today during an unannounced visit. he met with members of a med i vac team and visited the 115th support hospital before addressing troops at camp dwyer. panetta is now in iraq where he will meet with troupes and government leaders. >>> at least one -- with u.s. troops and government leaders. >>> at least one is dead and one missing after a boat sinks in russia. a boat carrying more than 100 passengers sank in a river about 450 miles east of moscow. a passing ship saved more than 80 passengers. others made it
CBS
Jul 21, 2011 7:00am EDT
wave in more than a decade. >>> as rupert murdoch returns to the u.s. he is accused of police payoffs by his reporters. we'll tell you what's next for the embattled media mogul, early this morning, july 21st, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. welcome to "the early show." there you see it barometer rising, humidity rising. >> you can see the humidity? >> the sun is rising. translation it is hot. >> it feels hotter than it even shows on your thermometer this morning. >> 80 degrees here in new york already. it's 7:01. in 32 states. >>> type of heat advisory today. these temperatures triple digits in a lot of places. we'll talk about that. coming up. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. >> and i'm chris wragge. >>> the final landing of the space shuttle. "atlantis" touched down early this morning at the kennedy space center. a perfect toend the shuttle program's last mission. cbs news national correspondent chip reid is at ksc with more on this. >> reporter: good morning, chris. you can see the shuttle "atlantis" at the end of the runway be
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
of the paper and was chief executive of news international, a british wing of rupert murdoch's. a woman had been arrested and was being questioned on corruption, which we learn to be rebecca brooks. brooks has said she voluntarily attended a police station to assist in the investigation in was a pre arranged appointment. the arrest came as a bit of a surprise to her. this comes on a day when there were awful-page apologies -- their work full-page apologies. there'll be evidence in parliament in britain by rupert murdoch. this arrest may affect the outcome of what she is able to say at this hearing on tuesday now that she's been arrested by the police. reporting for nbc news in london. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. trouble backing up traffic in the annapolis area. >> after a long slump, the orioles find a way to right the ship. keith mills has details. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of california's decision to make a gay history class part of the public school curriculum? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our f
NBC
Jul 19, 2011 5:00am EDT
is offering electronic textbook rentals. it is getting lonelier at the top for rupert murdoch. jane king has the business news in the bloomberg business report. good morning to you. >> that enter circle for rupert murdoch getting smaller. he is under pressure. he may lose his place as ceo of news corp.. he is scheduled to discuss the company's role before the u.k. parliament today over t. "news of the world" was shut down earlier this month. goldman sachs reporting their quarterly results today. we'll hear from apple and yahoo! tonight. stock futures are looking pretty strong. we did have a bit of a down day yesterday. the deadline passed is getting closer and closer about the debt limit. prices's back-to-school are cheaper than target and cheaper than kmart 94% of the time. those prices are likely to drop more as the back-to-school season progresses. amazon is going to start selling electronic textbook rentals as a way to draw people to their kindle e-reader. prices will be reduced as much as 80%. those rentals have late fees. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> i cannot wait fo
NBC
Jul 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
been cleared at aviation boulevard. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> rupert murdoch and his son and a former head of the sprint division are answered questions from parliament about the recent phone hacking scandal. they are expected to be grilled for about an hour. they hope to find out how deep the hacking scandal permeated the news corp. empire. phoenix, arizona, has fallen victim to the power of the haboob. this mess of dust cloud measured 3,000 feet high swept through the city blocking out the sun and knocking out power and selling communications to many. oneven larger hbooaboob hit july 5. the crew of the atlantis said their final goodbye. they pulled away for the last time, bringing an end to the shuttle program. they spent 2176 days docked at the station. -- they spend 276 days docked at thte station. >> president obama has chosen his nominee to lead in a government watchdog is a. the former ohio general has been named to run the new consumer financial protection bureau. it will regulate products such as mortgages and credit cards. after months of trying to keep its
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
on wjz: >> reporter: rupert murdoch facing a grilling by politicians and there's a new twist to the hacking scandal. we'll have the latest, coming up. >>> good morning, i'm andrea fujii. more allocations of cheating. this time, not in city schools, but with the people training to save lives. >>> good morning, i'm kristy breslin in traffic control. we have congestion on 95 southbound and a new accident in pasadena. we'll have all of the details. >> good morning, it's a warm start of the day. we'll have the forecast coming up. >>> he's in howard county and now, in "transformers." we'll find out how he ended up in the movies, on tv and on the internet. that's when the eyewitness news morning edition continues. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, [captioner lost audio] >> reporter: state agencies found that several cadets had taken the state licensing test ahead of time. >> one of the state examiners found a test, it was supposed to be a confidential test in the open. from there, there was an investigation launched >> reporter: the fire chef said he didn't know if the students or the public train
ABC
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
to the legal team. jerry springer is not interest in this one. >>> the problems for rupert murdoch's news corp. has spread to the united states for the fbi has opened an investigation into allegations that news corp. try to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. this comes one week after news corp. shut down "the news of the world." it is claimed beat reporters hacked into folds of british prime -- british crime victims. >> we have details on america's credit rating. >>> another warning about the u.s. credit rating -- because of the uncertainty over raising the debt limit, standard and poor's says there is a 50/but the chance they may downgrade the federal bond rating. minnesota's governor and lawmakers have recent agreement to reach a bob -- budget impasse. that means the government will reopen very soon but he did not say when. non-essential operations have been shut down since july 1. this could be the final weekend for the borders bookstore chain. a judge has approved a plan to auction off the company and so far the only bid is from a team of liquidators. the deadline is tuesday. the city t
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